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October 30, 2015

Friday Op Ed: Surrender data centre ‘security blanket’ for cheaper, faster cloud

List: Exclusive CEO briefing: CBR spoke to Greg Schott, CEO, MuleSoft about standardisation and cloud first apps.

By CBR Staff Writer

1. Does anyone want to be on premise?

"I don’t think anybody wants to be on premise."

"I think even the most regulated business would go to the cloud if they could."

2. Cloud is better, cheaper, faster

"At this point people assume cloud is better, cheaper, faster, anything we can get there and still satisfy our security and regulatory issues, we are going to move to the cloud as fast as we can."

3. Trust the cloud

"A company like Amazon has a lot more money to invest in their security than most any company in the world."

4. SaaS vendors using APIs to drive the business

"When you look at the latest SaaS vendors they tend to have really good APIs because people like Facebook, Netflix and Amazon and others have shown that an API can drive your business, so the newer vendors understand it."

The full article can be read here.

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